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. >> reporter: senate democrats said they would pass the debt ceiling extension and they also promised to pass a budget which is sure to be very different than the one house republicans produce this spring. darren gersh, "n.b.r.," washington. >> tom: in the engine that is the global economy, europe continues to be the break. while the u.s. emerging markets and even japan are expected to see slow but study growth this year, the eurozone will shrink for the second year in a row. in an updated prediction, the i.m.f. forest the global economy to growth 3.5%. that's down slightly from its earlier prediction back in october, thanks in part to the recession continuing in europe. oliveer blargchard joins us. are the policies addressing the recession not working or does it just need for time. >> they are working. the adjustment is very tough. i just heard the numbe you gave. the negative numbers -- these countries have very tough adjustments to make. we know they have to become more competitive. they have a large fiscal deficit they have to eliminate. this is tough, and so these countries have neglecne
. >> reporter: the debt ceiling suspension came with a couple strings attached. if senate democrats don't pass a budget-- something they haven't done for four years-- members of congress won't get paid until they do. >> this bill simply says, "congress, do your job." when i grew up in wisconsin, if you had a job and you did the work, then you got paid. if you didn't do the work, you didn't get paid. it's that simple. >> house democrats called the pay ploy a gimmick and said a 90 day reprieve from default simply moves the crisis back. >> for the last two years, we've heard from our republican colleagues economic uncertainty is bad for the economy. guess what? it is. and yet that's exactly what you are doing. another big dose of economic uncertainty. >> reporter: republicans shifted gears on the debt ceiling after a strategy session last week. worried that they have lost the public debate, republicans were clearly trying out a new message today. >> balancing the budget over the next ten years means we save the future for our kids and our grandkids. it also means that we strengthen programs like
passed a short term debt ceiling deal. the u.s. house of representatives gave the okay to a republican plan to suspend the debt limit until may 19. democrats in the senate now say they'll pass it too. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: the debt ceiling suspension came with a couple strings attached. if senate democrats don't pass a budget-- something they haven't done for four years-- members of congress won't get paid until they do. >> this bill simply says, "congress, do your job." when i grew up in wisconsin, if you had a job and you did the work, then you got paid. if you didn't do the work, you didn't get paid. it's that simple. >> house democrats called the pay ploy a gimmick and said a 90 day reprieve from default simply moves the crisis back. >> for the last two years, we've heard from our republican colleagues economic uncertainty is bad for the economy. guess what? it is. and yet that's exactly what you are doing. another big dose of economic uncertainty. >> reporter: republicans shifted gears on the debt ceiling after a strategy session last week. worried that they have lost
't seem like we're not getting closer. at the debt ceiling with hemming and hawing but at last minute people got together. is it the same thing? >> i hope so. i'm working with a bunch the folks, part of the no labels group. republicans and democrats get together, talk about solutions. trying to figure out is there a different way to go. i don't think tax reform should be dead on the table. corporate america is really trying to get behind this. the committee for responsible federal budget is all over trying to get us to address the real meaningful issues of revenue reform in our country. same thing on entitlement side. a lot of americans want to pretend there is no problems with social security and med tear -- medicare but they're in danger not being there for our kids and grandkids. in the bowles-simpson report we should be talking about in constructive manner. melissa: nobody really wants to do. >> they don't want to do it. melissa: paul ryan comes out and makes it sounds like republicans are really willing to go ahead with the sequestration. i think that might be the truth. i mean i
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